TOUCH ME OR NOT

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“Touch my body”, sang Mariah Carey in her al­bum

E=MC2. Now we have the Bol­ly­wood re­sponse: “Don’t touch my body,” an item num­ber in Tig­man­shu Dhu­lia’s up­com­ing Bul­let

Raja. Carey called her lyrics, of a woman de­mand­ing inti-macy,“fun and cute and sexy and sweet.” Mahie Gill invokes all that as she prances around Saif Ali Khan in the Chambal ravines: An in­no­cent girl may feel like a batasha (yes, that home­spun candy) but must say ‘no’ lest a man thinks she’s morally lax. Are fem­i­nists lis­ten­ing?

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